On April 30, 2020, the Canadian government imposed new firearms measures through the Governor-in-Council, which is essentially a regulatory amendment that, among other things, added new makes and models of rifles to the prohibited firearms list. These new regulations do not appear to have any impact – positive or negative – to firearm safety in […]
The RCMP recently released the 2015 Commissioner of Firearms report, an annual summary of firearms program statistics and information the police service publishes each year. We break down the key points and what they mean for the Canadian firearms community. 1. Firearms licencing is on the rise Canada now has over 2 million firearm licence […]
SOME FIREARMS MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE MAY HAVE BEEN RECLASSIFIED TO “PROHIBITED” STATUS AS OF MAY 1, 2020. INFORMATION IN THIS ARTICLE MAY BE OUT OF DATE. Non-restricted, semi-auto rifle … with ten cartridges? How is this possible? Everyone who takes the Canadian Firearms Safety Course is quickly familiarized with the rules of firearm […]
The government recently announced a reclassification of two popular sporting rifles, which had been made prohibited due to an RCMP classification.